Weekend Fun For Everyone (December 29- January 1)

  EVENT LISTINGS ARE CHECKED AT THE TIME OF POSTING BUT SCHEDULES MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. LINKS ARE AVAILABLE BELOW TO ALL VENUES FOR YOUR CONNIVENCE. PLEASE CONFIRM INFORMATION WITH THE WEBSITE.

EVENT LISTINGS ARE CHECKED AT THE TIME OF POSTING BUT SCHEDULES MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. LINKS ARE AVAILABLE BELOW TO ALL VENUES FOR YOUR CONNIVENCE. PLEASE CONFIRM INFORMATION WITH THE WEBSITE.

Friday, December 29

Kwanzaa Celebration, Ujamaa Celebration, San Francisco.

Snow White: A Holiday Panto, 2pm, full of larger than life characters, physical comedy, show-stopping dance numbers and fun and moving music, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

Winter Break Movies and More, 2:30pm, LEGO Play Day, Mill Valley Library.

San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker, San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" Children's Creativity Museum Theater,  San Francisco.

The Night Fairy, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Saturday, December 30

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Kwanzaa Celebration, Mia Celebration, San Francisco.

Creek Walk with SPAWN, 12pm, Samuel P. Taylor 'Camp Taylor' Main Entrance, Lagunitas.

Snow White: A Holiday Panto, 2pm, full of larger than life characters, physical comedy, show-stopping dance numbers and fun and moving music, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley.

San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker, San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" Children's Creativity Museum Theater,  San Francisco.

The Night Fairy, Berkeley.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

Sunday, December 31

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Kwanzaa Celebration, Kuumba Celebration, San Francisco.

Noon Year's Eve, 9am-2pm, Ring in the New Year with your little ones at the Bay Area Discovery Museum’s Noon Year’s Eve! This kid-friendly affair includes music by DJ ManCub, a celebratory ball drop at noon, dancing, and various art activities like crown making. In addition, enjoy access to the museum’s indoor and outdoor exhibits like Lookout Cove and Bay Hall, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Sausalito.

Creek Walk with SPAWN, 12pm, Samuel P. Taylor 'Camp Taylor' Main Entrance, Lagunitas.

Happy New Years, Eve Charlie Brown!, 12-3pm, Ring in the New Year with hands-on crafts for kids, and Santa Rosa’s only Up-Down and Baby Balloon drops at Noon, and root beer toasts!, Schultz Museum, Santa Rosa.

Noon Year's Eve, 10am-1pm, Kids and parents, come celebrate the New Year with music, activities, face painting and a countdown balloon drop at noon!, Hiller Aviation Museum, San Carlos.

New Year's Eve Balloon Drop Celebration, Balloon Drop: 11am, 1pm, and 4pm, celebrate strokes of midnight around the world.  Kids will count down and celebrate with hundreds of colorful balloons dropping from above, times vary by age, Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland.

Japanese New Year's Bell-Ringing Ceremony, 9:30am (members) 11:30pm (public)-1pm, Ring in the New Year by taking a swing at a 2,100-pound, 16th-century Japanese temple bell and participants may then take turns ringing the bell to leave behind any unfortunate experiences, regrettable deeds or ill luck from the previous year. While you wait your turn, add to the 1,000 origami cranes and make a wish for the New Year or pick an omikuji (fortune)! Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.

Holiday Fun at Embarcardero Plaza, 11am–1pm, free drop-in sports including Disc Golfing, Skateboarding, Rock Climbing, Slacklining, and Bocce Ball games on the south side of the Plaza, San Francisco.

New Year's Eve Day Party, Start your year off right with science. Bring the whole family to the Hall on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve for exciting scientific celebrations, including a huge balloon drop. Count down to 2017 at our New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop—held at 2:00 p.m. because, hard as we might try, not all of us can stay up until midnight. As you get showered with hundreds of balloons, raise your apple cider glass in a toast to all the growing and learning experiences your family will have at the Hall in the New Year, Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Street Magic Live The New Year's Eve Edition, 3pm, magic, juggling, danger stunts and much more! The Shelton Theater, San Francisco.

Willy Wonka’s New Year’s Eve Bash! 6-9pm, Dress to impress and join us for the most “scrumptious” New Year’s Eve party ever as Willy Wonka and friends help us ring in 2018, BACT Berkeley Center.

A Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party, 8pm, carnival and arcade games all night long, New Year’s themed treasure hunt, live magic shows, and countdowns for each American time zone. A quiet room will be available for sleepy young partiers, Playland-Not-at-the-Beach, El Cerrito.

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" Children's Creativity Museum Theater,  San Francisco.

Aladdin, SHN Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco.

San Francisco New Year’s Eve Fireworks, 9pm, Embarcadero, San Francisco.

Monday, January 1, New Year's Day

Holidays Along the Farm Trails, Sonoma County.

Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at PIER 39, 11am-4pm, San Francisco.

Epic Bridge Run, 9am-12pm, Be a part of The Cave History at The Most Known Bridge in The World, Start off the New Year right by performing a series of challenging workouts on both sides of the Golden Gate Bridge. 

California Academy of Science is Open.

Exploratorium is Open. 

San Francisco Botanical Gardens is open and free!

Polar Bear Skate, 2-3:30pm, skaters of all ages to the return of San Francisco’s take on the popular Canadian tradition! Union Square Ice Skating Rink.